TWMPATH GARMON;CHURCHYARD MOUND, LLANFECHAIN

Site Details



NPRN
306787
Map Reference
SJ12SE
Grid Reference
SJ18882044
Unitary (Local) Authority
Powys
Old County
Montgomeryshire
Community
Llanfechain
Type of Site
PREACHING MOUND
Broad Class
RELIGIOUS, RITUAL AND FUNERARY
Period
Unknown

Site Description

St. Garmon’s Mound, or ‘Twmpath Garmon’ is in the churchyard of St. Garmon’s Church (NPRN 146204). The broad raised mount of earth on the north side of the church is traditionally held to be the preaching mound of the ninth century Celtic saint. There are a number of graves within the mound and it is now considerably overgrown.

Source: RCAHMW Inventory Documents

K Steele, RCAHMW, 21 November 2008

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